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2019 Women's Giving Circle Grant

Grants to Washington County, Maryland Nonprofits
to Benefit Women and Girls in Local Communities

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Community Foundation of Washington County MD - Women’s Giving Circle

Deadline Date:

04/15/19 11:59 PM EDT (Midnight)


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Grants ranging from $2,500 to $3,500 to Washington County, Maryland nonprofit organizations to benefit women and girls throughout the County. Funding is intended to support operating costs, capital expenses, and programs that improve the physical and emotional well-being of women, encourage the personal authority and healthy development of young girls, increase life skills of women, and improve the quality of life for local families.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 136391

Estimated Size of Grant:

Suggested grant request amounts are $2,500-$3,500. However, applications for other amounts may not be disqualified.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicant organizations must be based in and primarily serving Washington County, MD, and have a current 501(c)(3) determination from the IRS.

The Community Foundation usually will not approve grant requests for:

- Funding annual operating expenses
- Endowment campaigns
- Projects that would ordinarily receive public tax support
- Sectarian religious programs
- Political activities or organizations
- Special fundraising events/celebration functions
- Scholarships or financial assistance for grades K-12
- Deficit retirement
- Capital campaigns
- Any organization whose board of directors or programs are not primarily based in Washington County, MD

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are due April 15, 2019 at 11:59pm.

Organizations may apply for funding for more than one program; however, each program requires a separate grant application.

For additional information about the Women's Giving Circle Grants:

For more information about the Foundation's grants programs:

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Online application portal:

Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc.
37 S. Potomac Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740

For questions, contact:

Sarah Burge, Director of Grants and Donor Relations

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Maryland: Washington County